ERIC Number: ED060025
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
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Criterion-Referenced Testing: Issues and Applications.
Hambleton, Ronald K.; Gorth, William P.
This paper highlights some special characteristics of criterion-referenced tests while comparing them with norm-referenced tests. Psychometric considerations involved in constructing a criterion-referenced test, including item analysis, reliability, and validity, are discussed, along with application of criterion-referenced testing to individual assessment and program evaluation. (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Criterion Referenced Tests, Curriculum Evaluation, Individualized Instruction, Item Analysis, Measurement Techniques, Norm Referenced Tests, Performance Specifications, Program Evaluation, Psychometrics, Student Evaluation, Test Construction, Test Interpretation, Test Reliability, Test Results, Test Validity
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Sponsor: Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. School of Education.